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Minutes for October 12, 2009

The PRESIDING OFFICER (Mr. Zachary BROWN) called the meeting to order at precisely (4:00pm)

Mr. O’NEIL took roll call. [See: Attendance list is attached.]

Mr. BROWN summarized the meeting’s agenda and without objection the agenda and previous meeting’s minutes were approved.

Mr Brown requested approval from the body to change the agenda to read new business part A, gentleman from library may speak to the body.

Mr. Brown Moved into Executive Business

EXECUTIVE BUSINESS:

Mr. Brown gave his presidents reports

Mr. Brown led in accolades for Mr. Mesicks work on the SGA website

Mr. Brown Reported some information on the budget proposal

Mr. Brown Reported that Sen. Brown wanted SGA to hold a discussion on Healthcare reform.

Reported that SGA donated 75$ to commuter school for Eco House research

Advised that Executive body requested that University President sign on to eco bill agreement for schools

Mr. Brown Yeilded to questions

Mr Brown Yeilded to Ms. Stafford

Questions

Yeilded to committee reports

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

Mr Brown Yeilded to Student life

Ms Cullen gave reports

No questions

Mr. Brown Yeilded to Academic Affairs

Ms. Koneval gave committee report

Yeild to questions

Mr. Brown yielded to University Affairs

Mr. Daugherty gave committee report

Mr. Daugherty yielded to questions

MR brown yielded to Finanacial Affairs

Mr. Mcintyre gave report then yeiollded to

Rep From Youngstown Student Education Association

African Sutdents Union, No members present

YSUnity, No members Present

Rep from YSU Rugby Team

Catholic Students Association, No members present

American Dental hygenienists’, No members present

Mr. Brown closed discussion on Executive Reports and moved into Unfinished Business

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

Mr. Brown Asked for unfinished business

No business so moved into New business

NEW BUSINESS:

Mr. Brown yielded to Member of YSU Library

Representative informed Members of SGA about new Library Policys that will be put into place next semester.

Several Students requested more information about the New Policy

Mr. Brown Moved onto Debate on SB F 2009-04

Ms Koneval 1st Mr. Mcintyre 2nd

Mr. ONeil requested information on YSUnity

Ms. Stafford responded

Mr. Mcintyre advised that the members preferred not subsidizing the session, but more comfortable with helping with advertisment

Ms. Dorio asked for clarification

Mr O’Neil expressed more dissatisfaction in the wording of the proposal

Ms. Twyford advised that she belives that his will not create a conflict and is for the purpose of letting students know about safe zones

Mr. Sovesky advised that it is going to be focused positively on giving LGBT students direction

Ms. Koneval advised to look at cost breakdown for who this will affect

Ms. D’Orio advised that there might be a great problem here with helping educate more professors

Mr. Daugherty asked about the Safe Zone stickers

Mr. Brown reiterated the expression of the Financial Committee’s intent

Seeing no more discussion on the bill Mr Brown Entertain a motion to vote on SB F 2009-04

Ms. Koneval 1st Mr. Mcintyre 2nd

Majority passed 3 against no abstentions

Mr Brown Moved to his financial path ad-hoc committee

Ms. Koneval and Mr. Meditz asked to be included into the Ad-Hoc Committee

Mr Brown explained his interest in changing the financial path and why this must be done

Ms. D’Orio asked what the meeting schedule will consist of

Mr. Sovesky asked that he be added to the committee

Ms. Twyford advised that this committee will be meeting with several members of the Board of Trustees

Ms. D’Orio asked if there were any hurdles foreseen at this point by the Exec

Mr. Brown Further explained his proposal

Ms. Twyford talked about the presidential climate commitment

Ms. Twyford requested that SGA draft a resolution to suggest that it is the opinion of this body that President Sweet sign on to the commitment.

Mr. Oneil requested that we receive the wording of the Presidential Climate Commitment

Mr. Brown advised that he would send out information regarding the commitment via email to members

Mr. Johnson proposed that SGA look into having a winter retreat at Seven Springs

Ms. D’Orio asked where it is located due to her being Geographically Challenged

It was discovered that a majority of the body was Geographically Challenged

Mr. Brown moved onto Advisors and Member Remarks

ADVISOR AND MEMBER REMARKS:

Mr. Brown yielded to the Advisors

Dr. Manning gave his words of encouragement

Dr. Cooper gave his words of encouragement

Members gave their remarks on the preceding events

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Mr. Brown Advised that we will have a meet-the-reps night at BW-3 in Youngstown on Oct 28th

Ms. D’Orio said she will not be able to make it to the meet the reps

Ms. Cullen advised that Panara bread will be donating 100% of proceeds of their pink ribbon bagels to Pink Ribbon cheer

Ms. Twyford confirmed Ms. Cullen’s estimation of the distance to Seven Springs Resort, affirming the already known fact of Ms. Cullens impressive intelligence

GALLERY REMARKS:

No Members in the Gallery

ADJOURNMENT:

Multiple motions and affirmations for adjournment

ATTENDANCE LIST:

Berdis Anthony

1

Alderfer Ben

1

Bollas Michael

0

Boyd Tabitha

1

Brkic John

1

Brown Zach

1

Cullen Marissa

1

Daugherty Jack

1

DeMaiolo Derek

1

Doinoff Cassandra

1

D’Orio Madeline

1

Frank Emily

1

Gessler Elyse

1

James Miranda

0

Johnson Roy

1

Koneval Joni

1

Lipp Lindsay

1

Mankey Charles

1

McIntyre Justin

1

Meditz Ryan

1

Mesick Steve

1

Notareschi Genna

1

O’Neil Donovan

1

Oyler Ken

1

Peterson Nicole

1

Powlysyn Margo

1

Sovesky Robert

1

Stafford Sarah

1

Steffler Jason

0

Sujka Brittany

1

Twyford Abbie

1

Chet Cooper

1

Martin Manning

1

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